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Demetri Goodson
CB #39
Height:
5-11
Weight:
197
Age:
27
College:
Baylor
Hometown:
Spring, TX
Experience:
3

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SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 16 12 4 0.0 0 1 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2015 GB 14 0 10 7 3 0.0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2014 GB 6 0 6 5 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Biography

Pro Highlights

  • Played in 14 games and both postseason contests in his second season in 2015, seeing time on defense and special teams. Recorded nine special teams tackles, tied for No. 4 on the team.
  • Was tied for No. 1 on the team with three special teams tackles in the 2015 playoffs.
  • Saw action in six games and was inactive for 10 contests and both postseason games as a rookie in 2014.
  • Registered six special teams tackles in ’14, No. 2 on the team among rookies behind only LB Jayrone Elliott.

COLLEGE

Began his collegiate career by playing basketball for three seasons at Gonzaga (2008-11) before transferring to Baylor in 2011 to play football…Played in 19 games with 13 starts during his three seasons at Baylor, registering 43 tackles (38 solo), including two tackles for a loss, four interceptions and 19 passes defensed…Earned his degree in general studies with a journalism minor at Baylor…Senior season (2013): Appeared in 11 games with 10 starts, earning honorable mention All-Big 12 recognition…Posted career highs in tackles (26), interceptions (three) and passes defensed (16)…Tied for the team lead in interceptions and led the Bears in passes defensed…Ranked sixth nationally and tied for the Big 12 lead with his average of 1.45 passes defensed per game…Tied for the team lead with 63 INT return yards…Received an extra season of eligibility in 2013 after his hardship waiver was granted…Missed the opening two games of the season (vs. Wofford, vs. Buffalo) due to injury…Posted an interception and two passes defensed in his first start of the season, adding an assisted tackle vs. West Virginia (Oct. 5)…Registered his second INT of the season vs. Oklahoma (Nov. 7), picking off a Blake Bell pass in the fourth quarter and returning it 42 yards to the Oklahoma 39, the longest INT return of his career. Posted a career-high three passes defensed and helped limit Oklahoma to 150 yards on 15-of-35 passing in the 41-12 win over the No. 12-ranked Sooners…Junior season (2012): Played in four games, starting the first three and recording 16 tackles (15 solo), including two tackles for a loss, an interception and three passes defensed…Broke his arm early in the game at West Virginia (Sept. 29), an injury that would end his season…Sophomore season (2011): Appeared in four contests, see ing time as a reserve CB and on special teams…Posted one solo tackle on defense and returned three kickoffs for 100 yards (33.3 avg.)…Sustained a season-ending ankle injury in the fifth game of the season, at Iowa State (Oct. 8)…Made his collegiate debut, posting a solo tackle in the first football game he had played since his sophomore year of high school, vs. Stephen F. Austin (Sept. 17)…2008-11: Played basketball for three seasons at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash. …Started 68 of 69 games in his final two seasons for the Zags, helping the team advance to the NCAA Tournament both of those seasons…Started 35 games at point guard during the 2010-11 season, one of only two players on the team to start every game, and averaged 5.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists to help the Zags win their 11th consecutive West Coast Conference title…Posted a career-high 91 assists on the season…Started 33 of 34 games as a sophomore in 2009-10, with his lone non-start coming on Senior Night…Averaged 6.4 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists that season…Recorded six double-digit scoring games, including a career-high 22 points vs. Davidson in Seattle…As a freshman, drove the length of the floor and hit a floater with 0.9 seconds remaining to give Gonzaga an 83-81 win over Western Kentucky in the second round of the 2009 NCAA Tournament, securing its first Sweet 16 berth since 2006.

PERSONAL

Given name Demetri Quarte Goodson…Nicknamed “Meech”…Born in Charleston W.Va. …Single…His older brother, Mike, was a running back with the N.Y. Jets, Oakland Raiders and Carolina Panthers from 2009-13…Their father, Mike, was a two-time letterman (1985-87) in basketball at the University of Pittsburgh, and their mother, Yolanda Pike, ran track at Pittsburgh…Also has an uncle, Demetrius Gore, who played basketball at Pittsburgh from 1984-88…His half-brother, Jakar Hamilton, played safety for the Dallas Cowboys in 2013-14…High school: Attended Klein Collins High School in Spring, Texas, where he played football as a freshman and sophomore and basketball all four seasons…Was named to the All-Greater Houston Team as a senior in 2008 after averaging 16.7 points, 7.7 assists and 1.4 steals per game in leading the Tigers to a 31-5 record…Earned first-team All-State 5A honors as a junior, the largest classification in Texas…Averaged 16 points, seven assists and five rebounds that season and helped lead Collins to the Region 2 title game…As a sophomore in 2005, earned second-team All-District 14-5A honors at cornerback, his final season of football…Also played wide receiver and returned kicks…Community involvement: Interacted with kids from six schools from the Hortonville Area School District at Greenville Middle School as part of the NFL’s Fuel Up To Play 60 program…Helped build a playground in Pulaski, Wis., as part of the 2015 NFL/United Way Hometown Huddle…Signed autographs at the De Pere vs. Bay Port high school football game to benefit Breast Cancer Awareness…Volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House in Spokane, Wash., when he attended Gonzaga…Residence: Houston, Texas.

Pro Highlights

  • Played in 14 games and both postseason contests in his second season in 2015, seeing time on defense and special teams. Recorded nine special teams tackles, tied for No. 4 on the team.
  • Was tied for No. 1 on the team with three special teams tackles in the 2015 playoffs.
  • Saw action in six games and was inactive for 10 contests and both postseason games as a rookie in 2014.
  • Registered six special teams tackles in ’14, No. 2 on the team among rookies behind only LB Jayrone Elliott.

COLLEGE

Began his collegiate career by playing basketball for three seasons at Gonzaga (2008-11) before transferring to Baylor in 2011 to play football…Played in 19 games with 13 starts during his three seasons at Baylor, registering 43 tackles (38 solo), including two tackles for a loss, four interceptions and 19 passes defensed…Earned his degree in general studies with a journalism minor at Baylor…Senior season (2013): Appeared in 11 games with 10 starts, earning honorable mention All-Big 12 recognition…Posted career highs in tackles (26), interceptions (three) and passes defensed (16)…Tied for the team lead in interceptions and led the Bears in passes defensed…Ranked sixth nationally and tied for the Big 12 lead with his average of 1.45 passes defensed per game…Tied for the team lead with 63 INT return yards…Received an extra season of eligibility in 2013 after his hardship waiver was granted…Missed the opening two games of the season (vs. Wofford, vs. Buffalo) due to injury…Posted an interception and two passes defensed in his first start of the season, adding an assisted tackle vs. West Virginia (Oct. 5)…Registered his second INT of the season vs. Oklahoma (Nov. 7), picking off a Blake Bell pass in the fourth quarter and returning it 42 yards to the Oklahoma 39, the longest INT return of his career. Posted a career-high three passes defensed and helped limit Oklahoma to 150 yards on 15-of-35 passing in the 41-12 win over the No. 12-ranked Sooners…Junior season (2012): Played in four games, starting the first three and recording 16 tackles (15 solo), including two tackles for a loss, an interception and three passes defensed…Broke his arm early in the game at West Virginia (Sept. 29), an injury that would end his season…Sophomore season (2011): Appeared in four contests, see ing time as a reserve CB and on special teams…Posted one solo tackle on defense and returned three kickoffs for 100 yards (33.3 avg.)…Sustained a season-ending ankle injury in the fifth game of the season, at Iowa State (Oct. 8)…Made his collegiate debut, posting a solo tackle in the first football game he had played since his sophomore year of high school, vs. Stephen F. Austin (Sept. 17)…2008-11: Played basketball for three seasons at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Wash. …Started 68 of 69 games in his final two seasons for the Zags, helping the team advance to the NCAA Tournament both of those seasons…Started 35 games at point guard during the 2010-11 season, one of only two players on the team to start every game, and averaged 5.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 2.6 assists to help the Zags win their 11th consecutive West Coast Conference title…Posted a career-high 91 assists on the season…Started 33 of 34 games as a sophomore in 2009-10, with his lone non-start coming on Senior Night…Averaged 6.4 points, 2.1 rebounds and 1.8 assists that season…Recorded six double-digit scoring games, including a career-high 22 points vs. Davidson in Seattle…As a freshman, drove the length of the floor and hit a floater with 0.9 seconds remaining to give Gonzaga an 83-81 win over Western Kentucky in the second round of the 2009 NCAA Tournament, securing its first Sweet 16 berth since 2006.

PERSONAL

Given name Demetri Quarte Goodson…Nicknamed “Meech”…Born in Charleston W.Va. …Single…His older brother, Mike, was a running back with the N.Y. Jets, Oakland Raiders and Carolina Panthers from 2009-13…Their father, Mike, was a two-time letterman (1985-87) in basketball at the University of Pittsburgh, and their mother, Yolanda Pike, ran track at Pittsburgh…Also has an uncle, Demetrius Gore, who played basketball at Pittsburgh from 1984-88…His half-brother, Jakar Hamilton, played safety for the Dallas Cowboys in 2013-14…High school: Attended Klein Collins High School in Spring, Texas, where he played football as a freshman and sophomore and basketball all four seasons…Was named to the All-Greater Houston Team as a senior in 2008 after averaging 16.7 points, 7.7 assists and 1.4 steals per game in leading the Tigers to a 31-5 record…Earned first-team All-State 5A honors as a junior, the largest classification in Texas…Averaged 16 points, seven assists and five rebounds that season and helped lead Collins to the Region 2 title game…As a sophomore in 2005, earned second-team All-District 14-5A honors at cornerback, his final season of football…Also played wide receiver and returned kicks…Community involvement: Interacted with kids from six schools from the Hortonville Area School District at Greenville Middle School as part of the NFL’s Fuel Up To Play 60 program…Helped build a playground in Pulaski, Wis., as part of the 2015 NFL/United Way Hometown Huddle…Signed autographs at the De Pere vs. Bay Port high school football game to benefit Breast Cancer Awareness…Volunteered at the Ronald McDonald House in Spokane, Wash., when he attended Gonzaga…Residence: Houston, Texas.